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WQXR in performance and conversation with Nadine Sierra

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On September 27, 2018 WQXR: New York presented an exclusive performance and conversation with soprano Nadine Sierra, celebrating the release of her debut album ‘There's a Place for Us' on Deutsche Grammophon. She sang selections from the album, as well as some of her favorite arias, accompanied by pianist Bryan Wagorn.

2018 winner of the Metropolitan Opera's prestigious Beverly Sills Artist Award, Sierra who signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon and Decca Gold, recorded 'There's a Place for Us' with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Robert Spano. Released in time to mark the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth the album presents the soprano's stunning vocal abilities in an eclectic choice of American classical music. In addition to Bernstein, the repertoire ranges from Stephen Foster and Douglas Moore to Stravinsky and Villa-Lobos, and on again to Ricky Ian Gordon, Osvaldo Golijov and Christopher Theofanidis, with texts in Spanish and Portuguese as well as English. After singing the role of Norina (Don Pasquale) at the Paris Opéra in June and July, Nadine Sierra will perform music from the album at this summer's major US festivals, including an appearance at Tanglewood's star-studded Bernstein Centennial Celebration. Watch the attached clip